The Holmesdale Natural History Club Museum at 14 Croydon Road, Reigate, will be taking part in the Big Draw nationwide campaign, promoting drawing, with an event called “the Great Doodle.” The event will take place at the museum on Saturday, October 12.
For more details visit the club's website at: www.hnhc.co.uk Holmesdale Natural History Club, which was founded in 1857, is a charity which exists to promote the study of natural history, local history, archaeology and geology in and around Reigate. It has an extensive library and museum collections, with some specimens collected in the 18th century.
These include a large collection of stuffed birds, herbarium specimens, including material collected by James Brewer for the first Flora of Surrey, which was published by the club in 1863, local history and archaeological collections. Lectures given by visiting speakers or club members are arranged on the third Wednesday of the month (except December and August) in the museum lecture room.